Irrlicht 1.7 released

Irrlicht 1.7 is out now. Some of the new features are:
  • Added Multiple Render Target (MRT) support
  • Added support for geometry shaders (OpenGL)
  • Added possibility to access texture mipmaps and to provide custom mipmaps
  • Ogre .mesh format animations now supported, and Ogre 32bit indices as well
  • NPK (Nebula device archive) support added
  • New VertexManipulator interface for simple creation of vertex manipulation algorithms
  • Added Separate TextureWrap modes for U and V coordinates and the option to mirror wrap
  • Added Bzip2 and LZMA support and AES encryption
  • Added options to 2D drawing like thickness, anti-aliasing and filtering.
  • VBO Support for skydomes and similar
  • Support for external windows in Mac OS X
  • Lots of other improvements and bug fixes

Happy downloading!

three comments, already:

That’s nice. Gonna spend some time next weekend and port my project … I guess.
Brainsaw (link) - 04 02 10 - 07:23

nice, improved a lot since last release!
Virion (link) - 04 02 10 - 21:05

Hi, this release is great with loads of new features. Not to mention some good improvemments in core library too. I am missing overloaded ”+” operator support in string class, though += is already done well.
kinjalkishor () - 08 02 10 - 17:14


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